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SCHOOL and Sr'ORTS Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District Norwalk Warriors Page Eight N/Warren Toy m and County News Thursday, October 9, 2014 NHS Activities Director By A1 Lammers Homecoming was a huge success and we congratulate the student body on tl-ei r weeklong involvement in all of the activities and their support of the teams Who competed. Football The Warriors turned homecoming week into a successful ending as they defeaed the Saydel Eagles at Warrior Stadium 49-6. Norwalk scored on its first seven pOSs_ sions before turning over the game to the reserve units early in the 3rd quarter. e- nior wideout Luke Greenslade had a breakout game as he had nine receptions :or 184 yards and four touchdowns all from sophomore QB Brady Brandsfield who ras 15 of 22 for 255 yards. Senior Jesse Cowie led the ground attack picking up 61 ya.ds on only four carries while junior Coby Klocko picked up another 50 for the Warri)r s who ran for a season high 249 yards. Brandsfield, senior Co D" Harding and junioiAj Tabatabai all scored rushing touchdowns. Senior Brock Schwechel was .Norwak, s leading tackler with 6, while 18 other Warriors recorded a tackle. Also, big congrtu_ lations to the Warrior football team and coaches on their successful food drive for the Warren County Food Pantry. Their effort paid huge dividends in replenishing mhc h needed food stuffs for the pantry. Volleyball The Warriors had a busy week as they hosted Indianola in a non-conference ol- leyball match and fell to the Indians 3-1. The Warriors traveled to DSM Roosevelt for the Roughrider Tournament and came away with four wins against two losses on the day. Norwalk defeated DSM North 2-0, DSM Hoover 2-0, DSM Lincoln 2-0 and DSM Roosevelt 2-0. They then dropped two matches - the first to Southeast Polk 2-0 nd the next to Iowa City West 2-0. The Warriors are now 11-11 on the year and remai n undefeated in Little Hawkeye Conference play. Girls Swimming Congratulations to the Norwalk girls that swim with the Lincoln girls swim team for beating North 123 to 31. Top three finishes by Sara Bennett, Jordan Hanson nd Marnie Hoefler all helped in the victory. In addition, Lincoln finished 2rid overal I at the eight team invitational at Lincoln HS. The Lincoln girls finished second to Ceda r Rapids Washington. The swim team is now 7 - 1 on the season and remains nUde_ feated in the conference. ADDITIONAL ACTIVITY NEWS The Norwalk Dance Team dedicated their Homecoming performance to the late Jamie Sylvester, her husband Todd and their children, HayleN Macie and Todq II. After their performance, they "passed the bucket" through the crowd and collecte d $848.61. These funds will be used to help offset medical expenses. The team WOul d like to thank the Warrior football fans for their generosity and caring! Norwalk High School Swimmer Jordan Hanson is a Norwalk High School sophomore who participates on the Lincoln High School Women's Swim Team. Hanson is a second year varsity team me,tuber, specializing in the 100 Yard Butterfly and 100 Yt'l Backstroke events. Hanson also participates on ays. Her hard work and practice dedication have 'e" lped her continue to improve her race times. For , , more information on the Lincoln High School swim Nlrogram, visit the website www.railswimming.com. ltossubmitted. Jordan Hanson 'W 2014 NHS HOMECOMING Student Council President, Sebastian Capp Homecoming Queen, Elly Hofmaier, and Homecoming King, Sebastian Capp Photos by Toni Johnson Photography. NMS Cross Country News 1 Wednesda Sept. 17, the Norwalk Middle School Cross Country team traveled to v Oskaloosa to compete in a cross country meet. The boys team finished in 4th place out of 11 teams. The girls team finished 5th out of 11 teams. Oskaloosa won the boys division and Ottumwa won the girls division. Both boys and girls races were 1.6 miles. Top finishers for Norwalk Girls (126 runners) Ellie Wermerskirchen 10:50, 4th; Abbie Davitt 11:25, 17th; Carlee Gassman 11:31, 18th; Lilly Quade 11:59, 26th; Cacy Larson 12:23, 29th; Lauren Bice 12:26, 31sb Allie Krieder 12:54, 36th; Annie Balk 14:06; Liza Steele 14:29; Heather Schirm 15:00; Ashley Luedtke 15:01; Lauren Fick 15:18; Sarah VanAmburg 15:19, Haley Mudge 15:27; Tay- lor Bergan 15:33; Eva Newland 17:50; Mackenzie Donald 20:30 Top finishers for Norwalk Boys (157 runners) Seth Harper 9:50, lst; Jaden Deal 11:36, 28th; Blake Chittenden 11:43, 30th; Tyrus Lankford 12:11, 37th; Holden Brown 12:52, 42nd; Josh Nelson 12:54, 43rd; Owen =: Martin 13:25, 50th; Jack Foster 14:02; Luke Agey 14:04 " Monday, Sept. 29, the Norwalk Middle School Cross Country team traveled to; : Nevada to compete in a cross country meet. The girls team finished in 8th place o{t( of 15 teams. The boys team finished in 7th place out of 15. /' Top finishers for Norwalk Girls (140 runners)  Carlee Gassman 15:04, 19th; Lilly Quade 15:09, 22nd; Hannah Roberts 16:10, 551h; Allie Krieder 16:19, 63rd; Cacy Larson 17:11, 75th; Annie Bal 18:42, 91st; Heather Schirm 19:01, 94th; Sarah Van Amburg 19:27, 101st; Ashley 12heII-kK19:32, 102nd; Taylor Bergan 19:39, 104th; Lauren Fick 20:02, 108th; Haley Mudge 20:0DtEv a Newland 21:08, 121st Top finishers for Norwalk Boys (163 runners) Seth Harper 12:15, 1st; Tyler Vaughn 13:28, 22nd; Tyrus Lankford 14:33, 62nd; Blake Chittenden 14:43, 72nd; Jaden Deal 15:05, 86th; Holden Brown 16:24, 114th; Josh Nelson 16:59, 121st; Owen Martin 17:04, 112nd; Logan Duffy 17:07, 125th; Luke Agey 18:41, 140th o